Manager - Forecasting Job

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Pune, MH, IN

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Requisition ID: MAR007442

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of
prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference
between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and
inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy.
MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an
inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


Right now, thousands of MSD associates are working to cure the
world’s most complex diseases. We know that our people are the key to our
success, which is why our Human Resources division takes pride in building
teams of skilled, forward-thinking individuals who contribute to MSD’s
pioneering medical advancements. We share a spirit of attentive enthusiasm that
helps support our associates in achieving new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD-GCAF is a global forecasting center for
in-line and pipeline products, create the forecasting solutions for Global brands at the level of
country, Regional and Global.

Role Summary


This position is responsible for
developing the forecasting strategies, market research and data analytics for
Pharma domain, handle the end to end project management 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible
    for managing forecasts for a product/portfolio either individually or with 1-2
  • Collaboration
    with Country/Regional/Global stakeholders for validating assumptions
  • Translating
    therapy area knowledge and complex market dynamics into requirements and
    communicating to development team
  • Validating
    forecast assumptions using statistical techniques like Monte Carlo and/or
    secondary market research
  • Managing
    projects plans and ensuring timely quality deliverables.
  • Manage stakeholder
    relationships and expectations


Qualifications & Skills

  • 3-8 years experience with Management/Pharma/Engineering background
  • Mandatory
    Pharma experience
  • Relevant
    forecasting or data analytics experience
  • Ability
    to generate ideas to solve vague problems
  • Should
    have managed projects end-to-end individually or in team
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills
  • Strong
    business acumen and awareness of brand, therapy area and market dynamics of the
    US market or other key markets
  •  Experience of communicating in global
    multi country / multi-cultural environment
  • Basic
    statistical knowledge
  • Proficiency
    in MS Excel, PowerPoint
  • Other
    skillsets (good to have): Spotfire, Tableau, Python, R, SQL

What we offer at MSD?


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new
breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your
skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global
medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.


Job: Market Research & Analytics
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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